New Delhi: The Andhra Pradesh government extended the current corona curfew until June 20 on Monday (June 7, 2021).
The state’s COVID-19 curbs will remain in place, according to the Jagan Mohan Reddy-led government, but some relaxation will be granted. The curfew will be relaxed from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., and government offices will be allowed to open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., according to the new order.
Andhra Pradesh government extends statewide curfew till June 20; curfew relation hours 6 am to 2 pm, government offices to function from 8 am to 2pm
— ANI (@ANI) June 7, 2021
Andhra Pradesh reported 8,976 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases to 17,58,339. According to the health department, the state also reported 90 fatalities, bringing the total death toll to 11,466.
Several states and union territories have now begun to relax the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions that were imposed in mid-April, when the country was hit by the deadly second COVID wave.
Meanwhile, India saw the largest drop in daily COVID-19 cases in two months on Monday. According to data released this morning by the Union Health Ministry, India reported 1,00,636 new cases of coronavirus infection in the previous 24 hours. According to Health Ministry data, the country also recorded 2427 deaths during this time period.